Sawn off shotgun used in Letterkenny robbery

There's been an armed robbery at a filling station outside Letterkenny.

The incident happened at Killylastin, just after 9 o'clock last night.

We understand two men entered the premises and held up staff with a firearm, while a third man waited outside in a car. They escaped with an undisclosed sum of money.

Cllr Gerry McMonagle
Cllr Gerry McMonagle

Gardai are appealing to witnesses and anyone with information to come forward.

Local councillor and Joint Policing Committee member Gerry Mc Monagle says it's a worrying escalation.....